|Birth Day||February 8, 1944|
|Birth Place||Yokohama, Japan|
|Age||76 YEARS OLD|
This prominent twentieth-century Japanese fashion designer rose to fame during the 1970s and 1980s and founded a Tokyo fashion house called the Yamamoto Kansai Company, Ltd. He established his Kansai Boutique in Paris, France in 1977.
The Philadelphia Museum of Art held a 2009 retrospective of his fashion design work.
He grew up in Yokohama, Japan, and later settled in Tokyo.
British singer David Bowie wore one of Yamamoto's avant-garde kimonos during the 1972-1973 Ziggy Stardust Concert Tour.